You all know my passion is bringing people back to the table again. Uniting people with food. Even more so teaching people that cooking at home doesn't have to be hard. And that starts by involving our children from the get go. Showing them it can be fun, easy, yet delicious. My little guy (aka my sous chef) knows as soon as I pop on the music in our kitchen, its time to get dinner started. He pulls up his little stool and looks forward to digging his hands in and help i
This week is #MaternalMentalHealthWeek. Bringing a child into this world is hard AF guys. No matter which was you twist it, it has it's complete highs and complete lows. From your whole body changing, both physically, emotionally and hormonal then trying to find it's way back again. Back to that old you. But she isn't there anymore. You have a new amazing identity - MOM!! With new roles, responsibilities, and a backpack full of worries the navigation process of finding m
Why Stickers? These little sheets of wonder that put a giant smile on any kids face are great for so many different reasons. Best part about them is they don't even know how great they are developmentally for them.
Neat pincer grasp (aka those pinching fingers) - the holy grail of fine motor skills. Being able to hold in the pinching position is delicate work. I also try and change up the sizes of the stickers to give him extra challenge. The smaller the sticker, the mor
Turkey Pot Pie..... is there anything else better? This comfort food recipe wins over my family every time. These pies are a standard after Thanksgiving and Christmas in our household. We are a family of 3 and often have TONS of turkey leftovers after these holidays. Why I love this recipe over the others is because it holds strong. When you cut this pie, the insides do not seep out, but rather stick together. It also freezes great. I make 4-5 pies at a time and freeze (r
It was about a month and a half before Christmas when my son saw his first Thomas & Friends Adventure episode. That was the day he began saying, "Cho Choo" all day, every day. Dancing and stomping his little 21 month old little feet, "Their two, their four, their six, their 8...shunting cars and pulling freight...red and green and brown and blue, their the really useful crew". He was hooked.
I often joke with my husband, how many hours a day do you think he actually play
Why DIY chalk painting furniture is super easy. Guys, in the past I've refinished a bare minimum of 5 pieces of furniture. From stripping paint off (gross), to painting, and even staining two dressers to look alike.
Chalk paint is by far the easiest and here is why. - Drys super quick
- Does not have a toxic smell (can be done indoors)
- Applies to almost any surface - Little to no surface pre-work needed (no sanding, stripping, etc)
- Chalk Paint (I